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February 2018 Issue

Interview with Adam Flyte

From Goldrush and Silverton potatoes to hydroponic tomatoes, Flyte Family Farms thrives on diversity. It is a cornucopia of potatoes, tomatoes, field corn and sweet corn, sweet potatoes, soybeans, hay, peas, snap beans, strawberries, blueberries, cucumbers, peppers and even livestock. Adam Flyte is one of…

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Your French Fries May NOT Be So Deadly After All!

Disputing a recent study, sources point out the nutritional value of fried potatoes By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater On June 13, 2017, AARP (the American Association of Retired Persons) released an article titled “Your Fries May Be Deadly,” by Cheryl Bond-Nelms, stating that…

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Rustic Potato Galette is Scrumptious with Olive Season Salt

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary Galettes fall under the category of recipe items that sound fancier to make than they are. Basically pastries with edges folded around filling, free-form style, and baked on a sheet pan, these pastries are super…

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